David R. Binswanger
Chief Executive Officer | Email
In 1997, David Binswanger became President and CEO of Binswanger Companies and, in addition to his prominent role in Binswanger’s Advisory group, took on the added responsibility of the day-to-day operations of the firm.
The Binswanger Companies conduct business around the world, providing real estate services, including acquisition, disposition, development, valuation, finance, and facilities management to major corporations and institutions.
Mr. Binswanger has advised and transacted business for multinational corporations such as, Amgen, Wal-Mart and Comcast/NBC/Universal, Sony and AmerisourceBergen. He is also involved with real estate projects for major public institutions such as the State of New York, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and North Carolina State University. He is recognized as one of the industry’s leading experts in creating value from real estate assets and has been a critical part of major corporate property transactions totaling in the billions of dollars.
Mr. Binswanger joined the company after receiving an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Prior to that, he worked for IBM as a system engineer after graduating magna cum laude from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He is a founding member of the Wharton Business School Real Estate Center, a former international Board Member of the Young President’s Organization a member of Corenet; the Urban Land Institute; and the National Association of Office and Industrial Parks.
In addition, Mr. Binswanger has been involved in many civic and charitable activities including serving on the board of various institutions including the Eagles Charitable Foundation, the Philadelphia Award and the Center for Autistic Children. He was Chairman of the Thomas Jefferson University Board for almost five years and remains an active member of that Academic Medical Center’s Board today.